Carol Peterson

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6:25 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Health Department urges more women to get mammograms

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Wyoming Department of Health is trying to get more women in the cowboy state to have regular mammograms, meaning every one-to-two years.

Only about 67 percent of Wyoming women get mammograms, which is one of the lowest rates in the country. Carol Peterson with the Wyoming Department of Health says that’s probably partly because Wyoming is so rural.

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